POEM Katrina Naomi

NWR Issue 101

The Woman Who Walks Naked

sweeps her hair into a bun, soon she’ll lop it off, anything to feel
that burn on her neck – the sun’s gentle strangle...

Katrina Naomi’s poems have appeared in the TLS, Poetry Review and The Spectator. This summer she was writer-in-residence at Gladstone’s Library, Hawarden. Her latest collection is The Girl with the Cactus Handshake (Templar, 2009). She is completing a PhD in creative writing at Goldsmiths, University of London.

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